Essential Library of Countries explores the nations of the world from many different angles, including geography, plant and animal life, history, culture, politics, the economy, and daily life. Readers will learn what makes each country a unique and important part of our world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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